The department offers a wide range of fieldwork opportunities:
Year 7 – Local Fieldwork in Ramsgate and a visit to ‘Treejumpers’, Paddock Wood to do orienteering and team building tasks.
Year 8 – Local Fieldwork visit to look at the coastline in Thanet
Year 9 – We run a visit to London focussing on natural hazards, ecosystems, sport and Tourism by visiting a London Stadium, Natural History Museum and the London Eye.
Year 10/11 – Residential to Juniper Hall, near Dorking to complete controlled assessment. This usually has a rivers focus. Beach and coastal studies.
Year 12/13 – Fieldwork visits to Reculver, Pegwell Bay, London to support the study of various aspects of the curriculum. There is a residential fieldvisit to Flatford Mill, Suffolk to investigate Coastal management and Urban Issues.
Iceland – The Department runs a voluntary bi-annual visit to Iceland